Energy


G7 nations spend US$100b on fossil fuels

THE world’s major industrial countries spend at least US$100 billion each year to prop up oil, gas and coal consumption, despite vows to end fossil fuel subsidies by 2025, a report released ahead of the ...

June 5, 2018, Tuesday


Kenya sees oil to lift economy

An oil drilling block is seen at the Lokichar basin in Kenya in file photo. Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta yesterday officially launched a pilot project to truck oil for export from its remote northwest to the port of Mombasa in an effort to boost the economy. “This... marks the beginning of a long and fruitful journey,” Kenyatta said as he flagged off a convoy of oil laden trucks. ...

June 4, 2018, Monday


Solar power industry set for slower growth

China’s solar power industry is set to grow slower this year because it faces problems in financing and construction although the outlook remains optimistic, experts said at an ongoing photovoltaic technology...

May 31, 2018, Thursday


Firm eyes to boost solar tracking

CHINESE solar panel maker Trina Solar bought Spain’s Nclave to acquire its solar tracking technology, Trina told Shanghai Daily yesterday. Trina didn’t unveil the acquisition value but said it paid cash ...

May 28, 2018, Monday


Opening-up powers China’s energy sector

WITH the startup of its second ethylene cracker in south China this month, the cooperation between China National Offshore Oil Corporation and Shell Petrochemical Company entered a new stage. The 1.2-million-tonne ...

May 23, 2018, Wednesday


Renewable energy use rises 10.8%

China’s consumption of renewable energy rose 10.8 percent annually last year as the country increased generation and distribution networks, the National Energy Administration said yesterday. The consumption ...

May 23, 2018, Wednesday


Demand lifts CNPC’s gas supply

China National Petroleum Corp’s natural gas supply has risen over 15 percent from a year ago by April amid robust growth in demand, the company said yesterday....

May 22, 2018, Tuesday


CNPC to replace Total in Iran project

Chinese state-owned oil company CNPC will replace Total on a major gas field project in Iran if the French energy giant pulls out over renewed US sanctions against Tehran, Iran’s oil minister has said...

May 18, 2018, Friday


Growth in solar power generation charges ahead

CHINA’S solar power generation growth exceeded other power sources over the first four months as the country continues to upgrade its energy structure, the National Reform and Development Commission said ...

May 17, 2018, Thursday


Chinese bid for EDP rejected

Portugal’s electricity company EDP yesterday rejected as too low a takeover bid by its current largest shareholder, Chinese energy behemoth Three Gorges....

May 16, 2018, Wednesday




 

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